Vegetables

Vegetarian Herb Squash and Sweet Potato Soup

Vegetarian Herb Squash and Sweet Potato Soup

    Fall is coming. The morning air is crisper. The leaves are taking on bright new colors. It’s all apples and pumpkins until further notice, people. The days may be warm yet, but the night air dipping down into the 50’s (even the 40’s) is […]

Sweet Potato Cakes

Sweet Potato Cakes

This sweet potato cake recipe is an old favorite. It is well balanced, combining carbohydrates, a bit of protein, some vegetables, and healthy fats. You can easily make substitutions, too. Exchange spices, leafy greens, onions or eggs with ease. I have received some great feedback […]

6 Ways to Work Vegetables into Breakfast

Do you find it hard to get in veggies as you go about your day? I’m sure most people would answer “Yes”. It can be a struggle to get them all in. The reality of it is that we have a whole meal *ahem* breakfast […]

Sun-dried Tomato Spread

Sun-dried Tomato Spread

So excited about this one, people! (Less than) 10 minute, vegan, protein & healthy fat-based tomato spread– if that doesn’t make you happy… uh, it better make you happy because its simple and so darn delicious. 🙂 It is perfect for parties. It is great […]

Cilantro Taco Topping

Cilantro Taco Topping

This mind-blowing cilantro taco topping is so simple you’ll be wondering why you didn’t think of it before… at least I sure was. It will add a surprising amount of flavor and freshness to you tacos.   Tacos are a crowd pleaser and how could […]

Seasoned Green Beans

Seasoned Green Beans

Green beans are delicious, and knowing how to cook and season them makes them that much better! INGREDIENTS: 2 lbs. green beans 2 cups yellow onions, coarsely chopped 2 TB. garlic olive oil 2 TB. fresh ginger, minced 1.2 TB. salt-free seasoning sprinkle of black […]

Bean & Snow Pea Tomato Soup

Bean & Snow Pea Tomato Soup

This soup has quite a few ingredients–don’t let that scare you. It is as easy and sautéing the first few and throwing the rest in the pot to simmer. I opened my refrigerator, found all of these items and made an entire meal. You, too, can […]

Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken and Veggies

Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken and Veggies

YES! I love it when dinner is as simple as tossing a bunch of stuff in a crockpot. Needless to say, this dish is pretty easy and completely delicious.   PREP TIME: 30 minutes COOK TIME: 3 hours SERVES: 6   INGREDIENTS: 3 garlic cloves, […]

Chicken and Snow Pea Peanut Sauté with Basmati Rice

Chicken and Snow Pea Peanut Sauté with Basmati Rice

If you have never enjoyed something sautéed in peanut oil, you are in for a treat. It is a very distinct oil, bold and flavorful. It is similar to olive oil in its caloric amount and fat distribution (less monounsaturated fats and more polyunsaturated ones). […]

Salsa Chicken & Roasted Peppers

Salsa Chicken & Roasted Peppers

Once you have the chicken marinating, this dish can be done and ready to eat in 20 minutes. Yes, 20 minutes– I’ve got time for that! Cheers to easy, healthy dinners. Serves 4 40 minutes   Ingredients and Directions: CHICKEN 4, 4-ounce chicken breasts 1 […]